June 7, 2007 Subject:
Very helpful reference for 19th/early 20th century mining engineering
This volume and the later book of the same title by Walter R. Crane provide a list of references to articles in mining engineering publications. This volume, the first, does not duplicate references in the second (1912) volume, so they should be used together. The second volume is also available on archive.org. Crane covers the major periodicals of the day, as well as a handful of less common ones. The references are organized by topic.
A few minor quibbles: I have found that the article titles given by Crane are not always worded exactly as they are in the article. The references include the starting page only, not the ending page. Finally, and most significantly, Crane gives only the volume rather than the year. Even so, these minor problems do not subtract significantly from this very helpful resource.